Jane is a well-established accompanist and teacher of the pianoforte. At the age of eleven Jane won a Hertfordshire County Scholarship to further her studies at the Watford School of Music under David Paul Martin. At eighteen she moved on to the Royal College of Music in London to study piano. After graduating she gave a number of solo recitals in and around London as well as making recordings and broadcasting live for regional television.
Since moving to Yorkshire she has undertaken freelance accompanying work for solo instrumentalists, singers and vocal groups, performing at international competitions, recitals and exams. She has worked with soloists and ensembles at the Royal Northern College of Music, Leeds College of Music and Huddersfield University.
Jane also performs as a soloist and has undertaken several solo concerto engagements. As a duettist she performs with Kim Kaye in the RO’KA piano duo. In 2007 she undertook the role of Alice Elgar (only the hands!) for a biographical film made for the Elgar Museum in Worcester.
Jane is the resident accompanist for Huddersfield Choral Youth Choirs, Gledholt Male Voice Choir and Honley Ladies Choir. She was formerly the resident accompanist for Alan Simmons’ Mastersingers.